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Author Murray, Stephen C., 1945- author

Title The battle over Peleliu : islander, Japanese, and American memories of war / Stephen C. Murray
Published Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2016]
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Series War, memory, and culture
War, memory, and culture
Contents Palauan and colonial landscapes -- History, memory, and island landscapes -- Colonial masters and island society -- Peace, war, and a new empire -- Smiling sky, gathering clouds -- War -- Exile, fear, and hunger: Ngaraard, Babeldaob, 1944-1945 -- An island desolated, a trust betrayed, 1946-1994 -- Pursuing memory -- Retrieving the dead -- Remembering a painful victory -- Parallel histories: three peoples' memories of war and loss -- Conclusion: the roots of the plant
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Peleliu, Battle of (Palau : 1944)
World War (1939-1945)
Collective memory -- Palau -- Peleliu Island
Historic sites -- Conservation and restoration -- Palau -- Peleliu Island
Peleliu Island -- History
Peleliu Island -- Social life and customs
Peleliu, Battle of, Palau, 1944
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Palau -- Peleliu Island
Collective memory.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Western.
Historic sites -- Conservation and restoration.
International relations.
Military campaigns.
Japan -- Relations -- Palau
Palau -- Relations -- Japan
Palau -- Relations -- United States
United States -- Relations -- Palau
Japan.
Palau -- Peleliu Island.
Palau.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0817388893 (electronic bk.)
9780817388898 (electronic bk.)